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· December, 2015

Stories about Turkey from December, 2015

Strangest Twitter Moment of 2015? Elijah Wood Wades into the Gollum-Erdogan Spat

"You shut up. I skip all the scenes you are in anyway. You can't walk properly. You can't even throw the ring properly... indecent."

Finding the Cultural Bridges of the Middle East in Literary Istanbul

Conversations with literary masters in Istanbul lead Arash Azizi to ponder the cultural disconnect, especially in terms of literature, between the countries of the Middle East.

Syrian Filmmaker Naji Jerf Killed in Turkey After Exposing ISIS Crimes in Aleppo

Syrian film-maker Naji Jerf, 38, was shot dead in broad daylight in Gaziantep, Turkey, for uploading a video exposing ISIS crimes in Aleppo, Syria, on YouTube.

A Tajik Singer Calls on the World Not to Forget Aylan Kurdi

'Whose knife is in my heart and my sight? What country is my lonely body buried in?'

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